Rev. Tina Squire

Transformation Through Travel

The saying “wherever you go, there you are,” attributed to Confucius, points out that you cannot always fix your problems with geographic relocation.  Putting yourself in a different place, however, can open you up to change.  How do such physical or mental shifts work?

Is It Worth The Risk?

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”  (Attributed to Bob Marley) Throughout our culture we celebrate heroes who are willing to take tremendous risks for a higher good.  Is this a legacy from Christianity and Jesus’ assertion in John 15: that “No one … Continued

Identity and Community

We use the word ‘identity’ frequently these days, attaching it to politics, gender, and theft.  What is identity?  How can we be allowed to define ourselves while taking into consideration the shaping of outside influences?  Looking at the work of Parker Palmer and Kwame Anthony Appiah, I will consider how we shape our own identity … Continued